Torah mantle

Germany (?)
19th century
Silk damask, silk velvet appliqué embroidered with gilt metal cord and sequins, silk and gilt metal thread ribbon, purl embroidery with sequins, silver thread and cord; metal thread lace ribbons; brocaded silk taffeta patches; linen lining; hand-sewn
Inscribed in Hebrew with the abbreviation for Torah Crown, and the names of the donors, Moshe and his wife Esther, from Hittenbach (Hüttenbach)
H: 90; W: 44 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 75
Accession number: B50.02.1754;151/047


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav